Raegan has always had a fondness of Performance Art, Theatre and Dance. After 15 years of studying ballet, tap, and jazz, Raegan began her dance journey at Marsha Woody’s Dance Company in Beaumont, Texas at the tender age of three. After attending a national dance workshop in Houston, she was then invited to train and competitively dance with Steven Boyd Houston Dance Company. After moving with her family to Houston to further pursue Theatre and Dance, Raegan then attended Houston’s proclaimed High School for the Performing and Visual Arts where she studied theatre, film, and performed several plays during her education and training there. In her spare time, she loves helping others and is a co- founder of the Oriska Foundation, a family founded Christian non-profit. She is also a member of HYPA- Houston Young People of the Arts, Houston’s Downtown Alliance, YPC- Houston Health Museum’s Young Professional Circle and Inter-nations: Houston.org where she serves as a local scout for all Performance Art in Houston.
A graduate of the University of Houston with a B. S. from the College of Education, and a former contributor to Houston’s Urban Beat Magazine, Raegan is thrilled to bring her passion and experience to Houston Style Magazine.
The Bayou City Performing Arts presented Joy to the World, a holiday concerto commemorating 40 fabulous seasons. It was a special night featuring the Gay Men’s Chorus of Houston and the Bayou City Women’s Chorus held on National Worlds Aids Day. It celebrated inclusivity, diversity, and the spirit of Christmas while reflecting on the worldwide AIDS crisis and how we still have much too accomplished with awareness and prevention.
“It’s not about the suit. It’s about the man in the suit.” ~ Ramon Smothers
Shantera Chatman, founder of The Chatman Women’s Foundation (TCWF) held an incredible, enterprising event titled the PowHER Breakfast. This year’s breakfast was special since it commemorated the organization’s tenth year of helping others. That’s ten years of inspiration, professional growth and empowering women of Houston to be future business owners.
It was a glamorous night of Houstonians on the red carpet that led to a grandiose evening at the UNICEF Gala Houston.
The fearless AVDA campaign “END ABUSE BEGAN AGAIN” is a strategic force against domestic violence and it has been a successful one. This past week, many well-heeled society women and a few well-suited men filled up the Junior League’s Tearoom to discuss making a significant difference and furthering this much-needed cause.
‘Set It Off Live on stage,’ Je’Caryous Johnson’s most recent anticipated play made its way to Houston and debuted to sold-out audiences. It was a smash hit. “Set It Off Live On Stage’ is based on the original screenplay of the same name by Takashi Bufford and the stage production was written, directed, and produced by Houstonian Je’Caryous Johnson.
Written by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan and directed by Dan Knechtges, the story of Memphis begins in musically–rich Memphis during the 1950’s south where Rock and Roll was born. It tells a story of a white radio DJ named Huey Calhoun who becomes obsessed with the taboo music of Blacks. Lured into a jute-joint by the sound of Rhythm & Blues, he starts to regularly visit a local nightclub for Blacks only and develops a crush on the nightclub’s star singer, the beautiful and talented Felicia Farrell.
On April 4, 1968, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 39, was shot to death in Memphis TN while standing on a hotel balcony. Dr. King, the praised civil rights leader, arrived in Memphis on April 3rd and delivered the final speech of his life, known today as the “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” address, in which he spoke of his own mortality.
In the spirit of all things love, The Alley Theatre presents “Lover, Beloved,” a musical play written and composed by Grammy award winner and singer/ songwriters Suzanne Vega and Duncan Sheik. The play is inspired by the life and writings of Carson McCullers, an outspoken, rebellious 1940’s writer that became one of the brightest literary talents of the 20th century.
The Houston Galleria opened its newest Saks Fifth Avenue Wing on Westheimer. Featuring fashion previews with live models, Pop-Up Tea and Patisserie by Yauatcha, special gifts for attendees from GVI retailers and more. The Exclusively Yours, VIP Influencer Event was a fashionable partay!